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FOX
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the father of the nation. nelson mandela was born in 1918, raised by african nobility and set up south africa's first black law form. he joined congress and campaigned campaigned for non- violent resistance. in 1960 police opened fire on black protesters. 69 people, including 10 children were dead. it pushed the anc to armed struggle. >> i feel that it is useless for us to continue talking peace and non-violence against a government -- >> the anc was outlawed and in 1964 nelson mandela was sentenced to life in prison, convicted of attempting to over throw the government. he became a symbol of resistance. after 27 years he was released in 1990. and emerged as the face of the anti-apartheid movement. four months later he appeared before a standing room only crowd at the oakland coliseum. >> it is you, the people of oakland, the people of the bay area who have given me and my delegation strength and hope. >> free man nelson mandela stepped into negotiations to bring democracy to south africa. in 1993 honored with the noble peace prize. a year later nelson mandela became south africa's fir
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
mourns the death of nelson mandela. thousands gather outside nelson mandela's home to sing and dance as they celebrate his life. the public memorial service is scheduled for tomorrow and they begun making security sweeps. after the memorial service his body will lay in state and on sunday he will be buried in the village he grew up. president obama will attend the memorial service. this is the video of the president obama boarding a force 1. george w. bush, his wife and former secretary of state hillary clinton are also traveling with the obama and jimmy carter and bill clinton will meet them. vice president joe biden signed the book of condolences. share memories of meeting nelson mandela after he became president. >> bringing blacks and whites together, we won't see this guy's like again. [ singing ] >> vice president joe biden called nelson mandela the most remarkable man i have ever met. barbara lee is part of the delegation traveling to south africa for the memorial for nelson mandela. this is a pick of of lee meeting nelson mandela. lee is the only bay area member of cong
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
death of nelson mandela. today in south africa, it was a day of mourning, reflection and remembrance as large crowds continue to gather outside the former president's home in johannesburg. the president of south africa today finalized the schedule veptsst for his funeral. leaders from all over the world will be attending. it will include ten days of mourning that will culminate with a state funeral and a private farewell for those closest to him. president obama and the first lady will go to south africa next week and pay their respects. at least two former presidents, bill clinton and george w. bush will also be flying on board air force one. today we spoke with the reverend cecil williams in san francisco about the impact nelson mandela had on his life. >> i was just so overcome by this man who was not just soft- spoken but who articulated and interpreted to people his genuine humanness, his genuine concern for human kind. no wonder he was a world leader. >> this is a photo of reverend williams with nelson mandela. it was taken when the two met in oakland in 1990, just four months
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
is mourning the loss of a freedom icon, nelson mandela being remembered as a leader who fought against apartheid and then went on to lead his country and inspire the world. >> president obama, first lady michelle obama, the clintons, oprah will all join world leaders for mandela's state funeral next sunday. this sunday will be a national day of prayer and reflection in south africa. tuesday will be the official public memorial. here in the u.s. the president did order flags to fly at half staff until sunday in honor of the former south african president. >>> the most visual outpouring of grief and celebration of his life is taking place outside mandela's home in a suburb of johannesburg. alphonso van marsh is there. >> reporter: people streamed down the streets toward nelson mandela's johannesburg home singing songs of praise, prayer and freedom. they gathered to pay tribute to the former south african president who died at 95 surrounded by family not far from here. this man says he's not mourning. >> i get to celebrate his life. we cry among our joy and laugh and remember the
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
mandela has passed away. >> it is a sad day but a day unfortunately we knew was coming as nelson mandela had been in failing health for some time and the news came from the current south african president jacob zuma who said and i quote here, "he is resting. he is now at peace. our nation has lost its greatest son. our people have lost a father." you're looking at some images of nelson mandela through the years really considered to be the father of modern south africa, a great unifier of both white and black south africans, spent 27 years as a political prisoner and in spite of that rose to become the president of the nation and as you can hear, people talk about his generous spirit. >> truly a symbol of peace and forgiveness as well. we have heard reports that he was with family and friends at his house last night when he passed away. some close family friends were also in johannesburg in south africa when he did. >> vinita nair has a look back at nelson mandela's life and legacy. >> and one wonders what must be passing through mr. mandela's mind at this moment. >> reporter: aft
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
flag of the african national congress. mandela was 71 at the time. he told the crowd he felt like a young man again and his batteries had been recharged. willie brown was host of the event. >> there have been lots of people in our lifetimes who had positions and they passed on but nobody ever matched the incredible inspiration and humanity of nelson mandela. >> california was one of the first stages to discourage financial investment in south africa during apartheid. "cbs evening news" will have much more on the death of nelson mandela. that's coming up at 5:30. and at 6:00, our own barbara rodgers will have a look back at the legendary leader and how he touched the bay area. >>> a night of cold for the bay area, temperatures were at freezing and below for many communities. the coats and scarves came out and the pets and plants went inside. kpix 5's ryan takeo is in pleasant hill where the cold means cash for some businesses. ryan. >> reporter: hi, liz. forget cold, hard cash. this is cold easy cash because some businesses just love this cold weather. when fixing shoes is your busin
CBS
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
roads, they had their own headache. >> today, the world converged to honor mandela. a memorial was held for the former south african leader. the service was held. the township that was the stronghold of support for the antiarpartide struggle. derek mcginty is in south africa and brings us this special report on today's tribute. >> reporter: in just a few short hour, the body of nelson mandela will be driven through these crowded streets as thousands of regular south africans are expected to line up and pay their final respects. earlier, it was the whole world's turn. thank you, south africa, for sharing nelson mandela with the rest of us. the four-hour memorial held in a rain-soaked stadium, at times looked like a world cup soccer match. south africans danced, sang, waved flags, and trumpeted horns, celebrating their former leader. >> he still means a lot to us. >> may god bless the memory of nelson mandela. may god bless the people of south africa. >> president obama and former president carter, clinton, and george w. bush led the american delegation during his eulogy. president o
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
the death of nelson mandela. what we're learning about the funeral that will attract world leaders. >> fewer days for holiday shopping creating more opportunities for stress. what retailers are doing to literally ease your burden. nelson mandela in south afr people have been >>> right now the mountain of flowers and candles continues to grow outside the home of nelson mandela in south africa. people every people having going to the site since the announcement of his death. and the crowds continue to pay their respects to the leader. sunday has been declared a national day of prayer and a public memorial service is set for tuesday. mandela's body will then lie in state for three days. the funeral will take place in his hometown next sunday. >>> it can be said martin luther king, jr. had a dream. but it was nelson mandela who lived it. tara mergener tells us about his legacy and the countless people he inspired around the world. >>> reporter: outside nelson mandela's johannesburg home, south africans are celebrating his life. at his former home in soweto, mourners praised him with so
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
with church group and local clinickens. >>> the official mourning for nelson mandela is about to get into hempier in south africa. right now an elite task force is reskuring a soccer stadium. the nation's largest single event. 100,000 people are expectable to attend tomorrow which will -- expected to attend. will feature about 100 headsover state. president obama will be one of the singers along with dignitaries from cuba and china. in san francisco the mayor's office is inviting people to sign a condolence book. >>> all fun and games until a massive snowball gout of control. this huge group of students gathered after a big snowstorm and started pelting cars and one another. when one professor got out of his car he got a bucket of snow to the face and the students didn't stop there. he got hit over and over again. he wasn't the only one targeted. >> it was very much like a mob mentality. it was the sort of way they were approaching this, being so aggressive. i definitely didn't want to have to confront anyone. >> one oregon football player has already been sis pended. both drivers sa
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